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Minute Book No VI, 05 November 1863 - 15 October 1867

 Item — Volume: MS 2917.6
Identifier: Coll-43/1/6

Scope and Contents

Notebook containing minutes of both council and general meetings with 398 numbered pages.

Full details of the Society's business is recorded including: details of honorary, corresponding and normal membership, reports from Annual General Meetings including details of office-bearers and their election, financial details, reports on the Society's general business including the final decision to admit women members on 23 March 1865, reports on a recruitment drive, details of donations for the Society's museum and library and the plans for housing and expanding these. There is a report on a joint excursion with the Geological Society of Glasgow on 30 June 1866 and preparations for a Conversazione at the held on 6 December 1866 .

Pasted into the notebook are: the constitition, laws and byelaws of the society, the annual printed winter syllabuses for years 1863 - 1866, summer excursion syllabuses for years 1864-1867, billets of meetings 1866-1867, reports on the Society's meetings from the Scotsman and Geological Monthly Magazine (these include abstracts of papers read), 2 printed presidential addresses by David Page and obituaries for the president Charles McLaren and Professor Henry Darwin Rodgers.

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  • Creation: 05 November 1863 - 15 October 1867


Physical Description

1 notebook


From the Series: 14 Volumes